|Aggie and the Ice Floe, by Power McTeal|
When that young boy Aggie rushes outside to play, he doesn't expect quite the adventure the snow has brought with it, and the friendship he will form with a balloonist called Brandon, who rescues Aggie as he gets into difficulty playing on a frozen river.
The author goes on: 'I am so lucky my book is adorned with the beautiful illustrations of children's illustrator Dawn Hunter.'
The book is published by CentreHouse Press, release date 1 July 2014. Primary school age range six to nine.
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